Keel laying ceremony for Minnesota (SSN 783).

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (May 20, 2011) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, and the ship's sponsor, Ellen Roughead, thank crew members and their families at the keel laying ceremony of the Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Minnesota in Newport News, Va. Minnesota is the tenth Virginia-class submarine under construction. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst/Released).

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 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (May 20, 2011) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, and the ship's sponsor, Ellen Roughead, thank crew members and their families at the keel laying ceremony of the Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Minnesota in Newport News, Va. Minnesota is the tenth Virginia-class submarine under construction. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst/Released).